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Adjective: mistaken  mi'stey-kun
  1. Wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment
    "a mistaken belief"; "mistaken identity";
    - misguided
  2. Arising from error
    "a mistaken view of the situation";
    - false
Verb: mistake (mistook,mistaken)  mi'steyk
  1. Identify incorrectly
    "Don't mistake her for her twin sister";
    - misidentify
  2. To make a mistake or be incorrect
    - err, slip

See also: incorrect, wrong

Type of: identify

Encyclopedia: Mistaken